Xenophon (431- c. 360 BC)


Biographical note

Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 BCE. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to settle in Corinth. He died in 354 BCE. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times.

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